Curriculum Vitae of Omaha, Nebraska lawyer Kristina Murphree

Curriculum Vitae of Omaha, Nebraska lawyer Kristina Murphree

Kristina B. Murphree
11605 Miracle Hills Drive, Suite 300
Omaha, Nebraska 68154


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Marks Clare & Richards, LLC
January 1, 2013 to Present

Managing Member of Marks Clare & Richards, LLC: Litigation attorney specializing in family law and criminal law. Family law includes: divorce, paternity, protection orders, contempt hearings, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption and modifications. Criminal law includes: felonies, misdemeanors and traffic. Practice in District Court, County Court, Juvenile Court and Federal District Court.

Murphree Law Office, PC, LLO, Omaha. Nebraska
June 1, 2008 to January 1, 2013

Sole proprietor of Murphree Law Office, PC, LLO. Litigation attorney specialized in domestic relations cases including divorce, paternity, protection orders, and modifications. Other areas of practice include criminal defense, contempt hearings, adoption, guardianship, and conservatorship. Practiced in District Court, County Court, Juvenile Court and Federal District Court.

Associate Attorney: Berkshire & Burmeister, Omaha, Nebraska
January 2002 to June 2008

Associate attorney for the law firm of Berkshire and Burmeister, formerly known as Berkshire and Blunk. Litigation attorney focusing on family law, criminal defense, collections, and general civil litigation.

Deputy Douglas County Attorney: Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Civil, Omaha, Nebraska
May 1992 to 1997

Deputy County Attorney specializing in civil litigation, advising Douglas County elected officials, boards and departments. Responsibilities include representing the county in federal civil rights cases, state tort actions, workers’ compensation court, N.E.O.C. administrative proceedings, civil service hearings, labor negotiations, and eminent domain actions. Represented and advised the Douglas County Board, Douglas County Hospital Board, Douglas County Correctional Center, Douglas County Health Department, and
Douglas County Pension Committee. Reviewed inheritance taxes and represented the State of Nebraska in Civil Commitment Hearings.

Deputy Douglas County Attorney: Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Criminal, Omaha, Nebraska
January 1987 to May 1992

Deputy County Attorney specializing in criminal prosecution; 4 ½ years prosecuting felonies and 1 year prosecuting misdemeanors and preliminary hearings. Prosecuted cases from the filing of criminal charges through trial and sentencing. Developed trial and communications skills during 25 jury trials and extensive courtroom experience.

BAR ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

Nebraska State Courts – 1986
U.S. District Court District Court of Nebraska – 1986
Nebraska State Bar Foundation (Life Time Fellow)
United States Criminal Justice Act Attorney for the District of Nebraska A Panel (2002 to Present)
United States 8th Circuit Practice Committee (January 2013 to 2017)


EDUCATION

Juris Doctorate: University of Kansas Law School, Lawrence, Kansas, May 1986
Bachelor of Arts: History: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, May 1983


PROFESSIONAL PHILOSOPHY

“Listen to clients and treat each client as an individual.”